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Benjamin Franklin Wade
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Born: October 27, 1800

Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts

Father: James Wade 1750 – 1825
(Buried: Andover Union Township Cemetery, Andover, Ohio)​

Mother: Mary Upham 1761 – 1826
(Buried: Andover Union Township Cemetery, Andover, Ohio)​

Wife: Caroline Marie Rosecrans 1805 – 1889
(Buried: Oakdale Cemetery, Jefferson, Ohio)​

Children:

Major General James Franklin Wade 1843 – 1921​
(Buried: Oakdale Cemetery, Jefferson, Ohio)​
Henry Parsons Wade 1844 – 1915​
(Buried: Oakdale Cemetery, Jefferson, Ohio)​

Education:

1823 – 1825: Studied medicine in Albany, New York​

Occupation before War:

Attorney in Jefferson, Ohio​
1835 – 1837: Prosecuting Attorney in Ashtabula County, Ohio​
1837 – 1838: Ohio State Senator​
1841 – 1842: Ohio State Senator​
1847 – 1851: Judge of Third judicial Court of Ohio​
1851 – 1869: United States Senator from Ohio​

Civil War Career:

1851 – 1869: United States Senator from Ohio​
1861 – 1867: Senate Chairman of Senate Territories Committee​
1861: Almost captured by Confederate Army First Battle of Bull Run​
1861 – 1862: Chairman of Congress Joint Committee Conduct of War​
1864: Co-Sponsor of Wade – Davis Bill for Reconstruction​
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Occupation after War:

1851 – 1869: United States Senator from Ohio​
1867 – 1869: U.S. Senate President Pro Tempore​
1868: Leader for the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson​
1868: Unsuccessful Candidate for Republican Vice President Nomination​
Attorney in Jefferson, Ohio​
Agent for Northern Pacific Railroad Company​
1871: Member of San Domingo Commission​
1876: Republican Party Presidential Elector​

Died: March 2, 1878

Place of Death: Jefferson, Ohio

Age at time of Death: 77 years old

Burial Place: Oakdale Cemetery, Jefferson, Ohio
 
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The Davis of the Wade-Davis Bill was Henry W. Davis. It passed on July 2, 1864 but was pocket vetoed by Lincoln. This bill would have called for a more harsher treatment to the yet unconquered South.
 
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